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Human Resources & Career Opportunities

Staff Positions

Financial Aid Coordinator

Position Summary:This position functions as part of the Financial Aid Department and is responsible for financial aid packaging and billing, as well as providing guidance to students and parents in student financing issues.


  • Team member in providing excellent customer service and process efficiencies.
  • Oversee all aspects of financial aid for new and returning students, including:
  • Determination of eligibility and awarding various types of federal, state and institutional funds in compliance with federal and state regulations, university discount rate targets, and audit requirements.
  • Advise students and parents in relation to payment plan options.
  • Provide customer service as it relates to processing and packaging issues, including answering routine questions, responding to correspondence, and counseling students as needed.
  • Assist with University orientation events and Royal Days activities, including financial aid presentations, as requested.
  • Work closely with other university departments to assist efforts toward recruitment and retention processes.
  • Other duties as needed.


  • Supportive of Warner’s mission, vision and core values, commitment to a Christian lifestyle, and demonstration of character in keeping with biblical models.
  • Strong customer service skills with a professional demeanor.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, organized, with the ability to multi-task.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle confidential situations and documentation.
  • Experience in financial aid higher education, including awarding aid and financial aid regulations.
  • Proficiency with computer software and high comfort level working with Windows software applications.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Working Relationships:The Financial Aid Coordinator reports to the Director of Financial Aid.


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Campus Safety and Security Officer

Position Summary: The Safety and Security Officer is responsible for observing and reporting campus activity, offering assistance to the campus community as needed and will assist local law enforcement and emergency services personnel as needed during emergency situations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor campus activity through foot and vehicle patrol.
  • Encourage members of the community to comply with Warner University rules and enforce those rules when appropriate.
  • Control access to campus buildings and other facilities according to a schedule by locking and unlocking the facilities, by performing the building checks and by checking the identification of those requesting special access.
  • Identify, investigate and report activities that may be violations of Warner University rules.
  • Initiate requests for assistance from outside public safety agencies when necessary to assure the safety and security of the campus.
  • Prepare written reports, such as incident reports, daily activity logs, fire safety maintenance checklists and exterior light logs in a timely manner.
  • Respond to and investigate the cause of fire, smoke and burglar alarms, etc.
  • In cases of an immediate safety threat on campus, secure the immediate area and assist in the implementation of emergency response procedures.
  • Obtain and/or maintain current CPR/AED and First Aid training certification and provide such medical assistance when needed.
  • Respond to requests for assistance and information in a helpful and courteous manner.
  • Provides motorist assistance on campus.
  • Provide security escorts on campus when requested.
  • Identify, log and report safety hazards.
  • Willingness to perform other duties related to the safety and security of Warner University.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to run for a short distance when necessary.
  • Ability to climb and descend a flight of stairs quickly.
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds without assistance.


  • Supportive of Warner’s mission, vision and core values, commitment to a Christian lifestyle, and demonstration of character in keeping with biblical models.
  • High School Diploma or GED required (some college would be helpful).
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certification is preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in cross-cultural awareness, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in problem solving skills and be able to handle sensitive matters in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to work effectively without direct supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Working Relationships: The Safety and Security Officer is a member of the Campus Safety and Security team and reports to the Campus Safety and Security Manager..

Work Schedule: This position requires the ability to work 10 hour shifts Sunday through Wednesday during the day and early evening hours. Additional hours and shifts as needed for significant department or university events.

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Maintenance Technician – HVAC/Electrical/Plumbing

Position Summary:The Maintenance Technician performs general maintenance and repair to keep buildings and systems of Warner University in good working order.


  • Perform routine maintenance and repair of various university systems and equipment including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, vehicle and small engine repair.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair of various university buildings including painting, hanging and repairing drywall, windows, light carpentry work, light masonry work, changing and/or installing locks.
  • Diagnose simple mechanical and systems issues and determine how to correct them using experience, checking manuals, reading blueprints, reviewing parts catalogs etc.
  • Dismantle machines, equipment or devices to access and remove defective parts and replace defective parts.
  • Other duties as needed.


  • Supportive of Warner’s mission, vision and core values, commitment to a Christian lifestyle, and demonstration of character in keeping with biblical models.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 1-2 years of previous experience working in a general maintenance or similar role.
  • Trade school experience would be a plus.

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Faculty Positions

Assistant/Associate Professor Music

Position Description

Warner University offers students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to develop in a Christian environment to their highest intellectual, spiritual, and professional potential. The music faculty seeks to prepare students to become leaders in Music Education, Music Performance, and Music Ministry.

The prospective candidate’s primary duties will be to direct bands, teach courses and lessons, coordinate band staff, recruit undergraduate students to the music and band programs, and provide oversight of the band budget. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the band programs and oversee the Concert Band, the Pep Band(s), the Jazz Band, and the Wind Ensemble. He or she will demonstrate performance ability/proficiency with band instruments and band techniques, including conducting, precision drills design, teaching, and/or arranging. Other responsibilities will include teaching the instrument of the candidate’s area of performance expertise as well as teaching related coursework and general music classes as assigned by the department chair. The ideal candidate will also grow an existing Marching Band. The position reports directly to the Chair of the Fine Arts Department.

Teaching experience in the contexts of evangelical and liberal arts traditions is preferred, and candidates who have some degree of theological education or experience in an evangelical context will be given priority.

Responsibilities Include

  • Direct the Marching Band, Jazz Band, and the Wind Ensemble, along with a subset of other bands in the program (i.e. Pep Band, and/or Concert Band.)
  • Teach instrumental students, general education music classes for non-majors, instrumental studio classes, and academic courses in one’s area of specialization
  • Manage a budget and the administration of student scholarships.
  • Promote the musical, academic, and personal success of a large and diverse body of music students through collaboration with Music Department faculty, Athletics, the University, and student leadership to maintain a culture of discipline, respect, equality, and excellence.
  • Provide standard faculty service, as per the Warner University Faculty Handbook, to the department, college, and university.
  • Collaborate with other department and university staff to actively recruit and retain music students to the WU program.
  • Support the mission of Warner University: “Warner University is committed to guiding individuals toward Christ-like character and intellectual maturity while equipping them to serve.”
  • Collaborate with the department chair to assist with development of the music course schedule, new curricula, and performance calendar.
  • Maintain a collaborative relationship with Polk County’s public school instrumental teachers.
  • Manage storage, maintenance, and cataloging of college-owned property including, but not limited to, band and orchestral instruments, sound equipment, stage equipment, and instrumental music library holdings.
  • Maintain regular and substantial contact with others. Contacts usually involve discussions related to policies and programs and may include proposal or grant writing. The successful candidate will handle sensitive, complex, and/or confidential information.
  • Maintain an active and visible performance and outreach schedule. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in music is required. A doctorate in music is preferred.
  • Wind band, jazz band, and orchestral conducting/teaching experience is required.
  • Public school teaching experience is highly desired.
  • College-level teaching experience is highly desired.
  • Athletic/pep/marching band conducting experience is desired.
  • Strong, demonstrable instrumental performance skills on a major band or orchestral instrument is also required.

Work Experience

The ideal candidate will have a proven record of band directing and managing at the collegiate level and have experience in recruitment and alumni relations.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

The successful candidate will provide overall leadership of the band staff and the band members’ responsibilities. The director will be responsible for band arrangements, field show design, program development, administrative supervision, scholarship program management, fundraising, and band-alumni relations. The successful candidate will lead or supervise the band staff or students in similar jobs and/or provide work leadership and direction to staff and/or students.

Work Complexity/Budget Authority

Tasks are multiple and diverse with some interrelationship across processes. The successful candidate will handle some unrelated functions. Work requires the direct application of a variety of procedures, policies, and/or precedents.

Independent Judgment/Decision-Making/Problem-Solving Skills

The successful candidate must be able to oversee and implement general policies and procedures for the band programs within the scope of established operational goals, plans, and budgets. Day-to-day work and decisions do not require direction or review by immediate supervisor, though the individual in the position is reviewed annually by the department chair. The successful candidate must be able to solve complex problems.

Personal Integrity, Collegiality, and Team-Mindedness

The successful candidate will have a history of working well with others, treating colleagues with respect, serving as a team member who has demonstrated both leadership and followership, maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information, establishing and maintaining both rapport and professional boundaries with undergraduate students, and operating successfully within the systems, policies, and processes of an organizational culture.

Customer-Service Relationships

The position requires moderate interpersonal communication skills to ensure that customer requests or needs are met. The successful candidate will acknowledge and clarify inquiries by the department chair, the chief academic officer, and other university administrators, ensuring that requests or complaints are identified, documented, and addressed.

Candidates must submit the following:

  • A letter of interest
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A faith statement that reflects the theological values of the University
  • Copies of all transcripts

Please submit all application materials to:

Part-time Faculty Position – Biology

Warner University is seeking applications for a part-time faculty position in the Department of Natural Sciences to begin in January of 2020. The successful candidate will teach 1–2 general- education biology courses. Candidate’s must hold a master’s degree or higher in Biology or a closely related field. The successful candidate will teach in the traditional setting at Warner University’s campus in Lake Wales, FL.

The successful candidate is expected to display a commitment to Christian education, especially as it pertains to the relationship between science and faith. The chosen candidate must affirm and support the university’s statement of faith. Preference will be given to candidates who have some degree of theological education or experience in Christian education in an orthodox, evangelical context.

Some experience in teaching at the undergraduate level is preferred. Experience with Moodle or a similar online learning platform is also desirable.

Candidates must submit the following:

  • A letter of interest
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A faith statement that reflects the theological values of the University
  • Copies of all transcripts

Please submit all application materials to: